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Full text of "Shipping Practice"

18                                 SHIPPING PRACTICE

(1)  Where any loss of life or personal injury is caused
to any person being carried in the ship;

(2)  Where any damage or loss is caused to any goods,
merchandise, or other things whatsoever on board the ship;

(3)  Where any loss of life or personal injury is caused to
any person not carried in the ship through the act or omis-
sion of any person (whether on board the ship or not) in the
navigation or management of the ship or in the loading,
carriage or discharge of its cargo or in the embarkation,
carriage or disembarkation of its passengers, or through any
other act or omission of any person on board the ship;

(4)  \Vhere any loss or damage is caused to any property
(other than any property mentioned in paragraph (2) above)
or any rights are infringed through the act or omission of
any person (whether on board the ship or not) in the naviga-
tion or management of the ship, or in the loading, carriage
or discharge of its cargo or in the embarkation, carriage or
disembarkation of its passengers, or through any other act
or omission of any person on board the ship.

The specified amounts above referred to are as followsó

(1)  In respect of loss of life or personal injury, either
alone or together with loss of or damage to vessels, goods,
merchandise, or other things, an aggregate amount not
exceeding 3,100 gold francs (£73 8s, io^d.) for each ton of
their ship's tonnage; and

(2)  In respect of loss of, or damage to, vessels, goods,
merchandise, or other things, whether there be in addition
toss of life or personal injury or not, an aggregate amount
not exceeding 1,000 gold francs (£23 135. gf|d.) for each ton
of their ship's tonnage,

The tonnage of a steamship is her registered tonnage
with the addition of engine room; and the tonnage of
a sailing ship is her registered tonnage.

The owner of every sea-going ship or share therein is
Sable in resp&t of every such loss of life, personal injury,
kes of or damage to vessels, goods, merchandise, or things
arising on distinct occasions to the same extent as if no
other loss, injury, or damage had arisen.